View Full Version : [ubuntu] Current Server Edition: Install to Intel Mac Mini?

May 3rd, 2008, 12:34 AM
I posted in this thread but I think it is old and not open anymore:

I have a Intel Mac Mini 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo with 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM.

I want to know if it is possible to install ubuntu server edition on this system with no OSX at all. I don't care about graphics as I expect to be using command line on the server edition. I figured I would ask since Bootcamp is no longer an option and I cannot afford to go by some other package that lets me setup dual booting. I once tried with the older server version of ubuntu server but I could not get it to work, not even with refit. Has anyone accomplished this? if so can you tell me what I need to do to get this to install and bootup?

Thanks for any help you can offer.

May 3rd, 2008, 04:00 AM
gparted is free. you don't need bootcamp

Ubuntu should run fine.

May 3rd, 2008, 05:00 AM
Sweet I will go check that out and see what I can do. thanks for the info. I will post again if I fail or get it in there. =)

May 3rd, 2008, 06:51 AM
YAY I got the recent server release installed after I cleared the hdd and I am installing goodies with glee.. thanks for the info all.. this rules!!!!!